You, darling, are a slacker. Not just a bit of a procrastinator, but a true-blue, dyed in the wool slacker. You take the “fine art” of slacking to a whole new level. The sooner you recognize this and come to peace with it, the better off and happier you [...]
I’m always up for a little taste of wine. When you go to my parents’ house, what makes the wine a bit more delightful is that you get to pick out your own, antique wine glass. There are so many to choose from: 18th century blown glass to late 19th century goblets. Every glass is [...]
Book Review: Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen
Wait… They made a book out of that movie?!
Yeah, but the other way around… And as good as the movie was, the novel, Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen is way better. Although, they both made me want an elephant, but my husband won’t let [...]
“Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, puff. Ding-dong, ding-dong!”
These are the opening words to the book by which I live my life: “The Little Engine That Could,” by Watty Piper. Sure, it’s a children’s book, but if you think about the message the book is delivering, you know that it’s a story [...]
It’s difficult being a parent… Trying to figure out the right thing to do with your kid, second-guessing yourself, questioning your own parenting techniques (Did I really let her stay up that late?! Did she really eat that for dinner?!). The one thing I’m confident about in my parenting repertoire is [...]